Reasons to see a chiropractor for collapsed disc treatment
Chiropractic adjustments can be a valuable part of a collapsed disc treatment plan. Most people have them because they can provide meaningful short-term pain relief. But, when performed regularly over time, chiropractic adjustments can also provide long-term improvements in balance, posture and range of motion.
Benefits of chiropractic care for neck and back pain
Additional benefits of seeing a chiropractor for collapsed disc treatment include:
- The ability to have your treatment plan customized to your specific needs. While some collapsed disc treatments, such as medications and injections, are pretty standard across the board, chiropractic adjustments can be completely customized based on your symptoms and diagnosis. Chiropractors can use dozens of techniques to manually realign your spine and help you find relief from your pain.
- The almost nonexistent potential for side effects or adverse reactions. Because chiropractic adjustments don’t involve medications or invasive procedures, you’re unlikely to experience any side effects. Of course, you’ll want to choose an experienced and licensed practitioner, but you won’t need to worry about your body responding poorly to the treatment.
- The quick and convenient nature of the treatment. Most chiropractic adjustments last between 30 minutes and one hour, and there’s no recovery process afterward. You’ll be able to drive yourself to and from your appointments without having to significantly rearrange your schedule.
Other collapsed disc treatment options
Like other alternative therapies for neck and back pain, chiropractic care is best used as part of a comprehensive collapsed disc treatment plan (as opposed to a stand-alone treatment method). Many people choose to combine their chiropractic care with physical therapy, anti-inflammatory medications, lifestyle changes and periodic rest. In severe situations, surgery might also be an option.
At Laser Spine Institute, we perform minimally invasive surgery in state-of-the-art surgical centers across the United States. We welcome patients who have tried a variety of conservative therapies but haven’t achieved the results they’d hoped for, leaving them in need of another solution. If you’d like to learn more about our outpatient collapsed disc treatment options, contact us today. We can review* your MRI for free and help you find out if you’re a candidate for our advanced procedures.